Feb 8, 2013 2:30pm PST
was a case of mistaken identity. michelle obama will attend her funeral tomorrow. despite the soul-searching in america following the sandy hook shooting, january was the deadliest month for gun crime in chicago for a decade. we have this report from the city. >> majorette from a chicago high school on a visit to washington for the president's inauguration. in the middle, 15-rolled hadiya pendleton, who had appeared in a video denouncing gun violence. >> this video is informational for you and your future children. >> it was a gun in her life in this chicago part 10 days ago as she sheltered from the rain. the killer apparently mistook her for a rival gang member. >> never in a million years did i think that i would lose my child to a gunshot. she was not that type of kid. >> do you think something can come of it in terms of change? >> my hope is that my daughter's death is not in vain. maybe there are some laws that can be put in place. >> to be quite honest, that is the whole purpose of this interview -- then maybe some things can change. >> right now, it is change for the worse.
Feb 26, 2013 7:30pm EST
making headlines? michelle obama's best picture announcement. >> mrs. obama, do you have your envelope? >> not yet, jack. i'm about to. >> a lot of people suggested the first lady would not touch or open anything that had not been vetted. the academy said absolutely she was the only person who opened the winner and read it aloud for the first time. >> no secret service. just michelle herself. harvey weinstein and academy producers flew to the white house to pick which room she'd present from. the hollywood reporter's matthew belloni has more details. >> the interesting thing is that jack nicholson in l.a., he also had the winner in case there was some malfunction and the video -- you know, the video didn't work on there was some kind of problem. >> because it was live. when it's live you always got to have a backup plan. well, it's incredible how much planning and all the secrecy that went into making that moment happen. >> it sure is, nancy. but it almost takes that amount of strategic planning and hard work to pull off our academy awards coverage. how does it all come together? we re
Feb 22, 2013 7:30pm EST
? >> yes. you though that kerry's been a real supporter of the obamas. maybe michelle whispered in her ear a little bit saying, you know what? my designer can do wonders for you. >> thank you for your fashion intel. you always have fabulous inside scoop. >> fun to be here with you, of course. >> we're going to be seeing joe zee on the oscar red carpet sunday. then monday he's going to be right back here in studio to reveal his best and worst dressed. >> uh-oh. >>> along with all the gowns, probably all of them fabulous, the oscar stars will be dripping with expensive jewels. brooke anderson is with one star, mila kunis, helping to make sure the world's most precious gems don't come at too high a cost. >> do you like my emerald earrings? >> mila bringing out the green. i'm with the star of "oz: the great and powerful" out march 8th where she's a spoke person for gem field gem stones. >> they're gorgeous. >> yes. >> check them out. >> mila recently visited the gem field emerald mines in africa. >> to speak for myself, i want to learn more about the community, be more a part of that process a